by on July 1, 2020

Sims 3 is one of the best life simulation video games. It offers you endless creative possibilities with unexpected moments of surprise. But some gamers are facing startup errors on Sims 3. So, if you are one of them, then follow this article.

Run the Game with Administrator Privileges

  1. Go to the launcher for Sims 3 and right-click on it then choose the Properties option.
  2. Thereafter, select the tab of Compatibility.
  3. You should mark the ‘Run this program as an administrator’ box.
  4. Later, select the button of Apply.
  5. Now, click on the option of Hidden items.

Remove Cache Files for Sims 3

  1. You should remove the Sims’s 3 caches and  clear damaged files there. 
  2. Hold the Windows and E keys altogether over the keyboard.
  3. Then click on the tab of View.
  4. After that, choose the option of ‘Hidden items.’
  5. You have to invoke the user folder in the File Explorer.
  6. Go to the AppData option to invoke that folder.
  7. You should launch the folder of Local.
  8. Then launch the folder of Sims 3.
  9. Hold the Ctrl and A keys altogether over the keyboard to choose everything into the folder of Sims 3.
  10. Now, choose the Delete option on the tab of Home.

Remove Game Mods

  1. The reason for Sims 3 startup error might be conflicting mods.
  2. To remove the mods of the game, launch the File Explorer.
  3. After that, launch the folder path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Mods\Packages.
  4. Then you should hold the Control and A keys altogether over the keyboard to choose all content into the folder of Packages.
  5. Now, click on the button of Delete to clear chosen folder content.

Install the Sims 3 Again

  1. A few users might require to install the Sims 3 again.
  2. To do so, invoke the Origin game client program.
  3. You should choose the Library option and pick the Sims 3 option.
  4. Hit the button of Settings for Sims 3.
  5. Go to the Uninstall button and click on it.
  6. Hit the button of Yes to verify whether a dialog section screen launch.
  7. You have to reboot the Windows once install Sims 3 again.
  8. Now, visit the site of EA again and download it then install it again.

Remove Expansion Registry Keys

  1. You might require to remove a few of the registry keys for the expansion of games.
  2. Go to the Start menu, and right-click on it, then choose the Run option.
  3. To invoke the Registry Editor, input ‘regedit’ into the Run section then choose the OK button.
  4. Later, invoke this registry key: HKEY\LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\WOW6432Node\Sims
  5. Now remove Sims 3 expansion registry keys you don’t require by right-clicking on them and choosing the Delete button.

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Source:- How to Fix the Error During Startup Issue on Sims 3?

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Topics: #sims3, #errors
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